Parks & Recreation
The Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Recreation Guide is here!
View your recreation guide now!
Register online at www.miRecConnect.com or register by phone or in person at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 206.275.7609.
Tip: When you are viewing the online digital guide you can click on the course code number to take you directly to www.miRecConnect.com to register. Click Here for instructions on how to register for a class from the digital guide.
Island Crest Park Renovation Project
In 2014 the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department was awarded a grant through the Recreation & Conservation Office for the renovation of Island Crest Park. The grant, totaling $500,000, will help pay for the replacement of the existing lighting system at Island Crest Park, and the conversion of the entire south field to synthetic turf. The grant requires $150,000 in donations from the community. We need your help to make this project a reality, allowing for year round play for Mercer Islanders and other regional athletes. Mail a check to 2040 84th Ave SE, attn: ICP Project, or use the PayPal link below to donate. Your help is greatly appreciated! More Information.
Do you work for a company that will match your donation? If so, search for Mercer Island Parks and Recreation on the Benevity website https://causes.benevity.org/ to give to your employer.
For the ninth consecutive year in a row the national nonprofit KaBOOM! recognized Mercer Island as a 2016 "Playful City USA." KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy activity for children, selected Mercer Island as one of 212 cities across the country as a Playful City USA community for its continuing dedication to play.
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Saturday, January 21, 2017Each year, Mercer Island citizens donate hundreds of hours of their time to maintain the community's parks and open spaces: picking up litter, planting trees, cutting down ivy, painting over graffiti, or repairing trails.
Many people are interested in preserving the forested character of the is... Read more...
Thursday, January 26, 2017Come drop-in for an afternoon of fun, which include board games, interactive video games, or play some pool in the Game Room! We have a huge selection of games and our staff is always up to taking on a new competitor. Games include classics such as Checkers, Connect 4, Monopoly, and Bananagrams. New... Read more...
Saturday, January 28, 2017Enjoy an evening of swing dance with the Casey MacGill Band! New to swing dancing? We’ve got you covered with an Eastern Swing Dance lesson given by Ari Levitt at 7 pm followed by the dance at 8 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase during the evening. Need someone to watch the kids? Check... Read more...
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